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Augusto Genina

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Years active  1913—1955
Name  Augusto Genina
Role  film producer

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Born  January 28, 1892 (1892-01-28) Rome, Italy
Occupation  film director, film producer
Died  September 18, 1957, Rome, Italy
Spouse  Betty Becker (m. ?–1957), Carmen Boni
Parents  Anna Tombini, Luigi Tombini
Movies  Beauty Prize, The Siege of the Alcazar, Heaven over the Marshes, White Squadron, Bengasi
Similar People  Fosco Giachetti, Ines Orsini, Mario Camerini, Carmen Boni, Alessandro De Stefani

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Augusto Genina (28 January 1892 – 18 September 1957) was an Italian film pioneer. He was a movie producer and director.


Born in Rome, Genina was a drama critic and wrote comedies for the Il Mondo Magazine, under advise of Aldo de Benedetti switches to movies for the "Film d'Arte Italiana", that produces his first film "La moglie di sua eccellenza". In 1929 Genina moved to France to direct Louise Brooks in sonorized film Miss Europe. He studied sound techniques and worked in France and Germany in same but alternate languages film versions which were filmed simultaneously, before his return to Italy.

He won Venice Film Festival Mussolini's cup for Best Italian Film twice, in 1936 by Lo squadrone bianco and in 1940 by The Siege of the Alcazar, both Fascist propaganda films.

In 1953, he filmed Three Forbidden Stories, another version of the real tragic accident that Giuseppe De Santis made one year before in Rome 11 o'clock (Roma ore 11).

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